How the UN Sustainable Development Goals inform The University of Manchester’s work

The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are our world’s call to action on the most pressing global challenges. Here at The University of Manchester, we're answering that call.

Download our report

Download The University of Manchester: Sustainable Development Goals report (PDF, 12MB) to find out how we're tackling each of the 17 SDGs.

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Manchester's impact on the SDGs

Social responsibility is one of our core values which is why our societal impact has been ranked the best in the UK and eighth in the world by Times Higher Education

As one of the world’s leading research institutions, we're focusing on research, student learning, public engagement and our campus to make a difference.

As a signatory to the global SDG Accord, we’re committed to measuring our contribution to global challenges. Our report The University of Manchester: Sustainable Development Goals assesses our work so far and forms part of a much wider aim to play our full part in meeting the SDGs. 

Watch the video below to find out more about how the University is supporting the SDGs.